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Posted 3 years ago

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kyratango
(395 items)

Last acquisition ( and enhancement )!

A stunning large moth, rhodium plated sterling, with paste stones, little blue cab eyes.
2.3/4" or 7cm wide!

Maker's mark WB is for Wilhelm Becker, Pforzheim.

I wanted to fill the openwork, but not permanently with enamel resin...
As it is not for sale, I went for thick tracing paper cut and glued in some points to give a camphor glass effect.

As always, I'm very glad of my project :-P, and would be glad too to get your thoughts about it.

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  1. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks Phil for your nice comment and love :-)
    Thanks Jewels, melaniej, pops, weirdpuckett, Belltown, Vetraio, and nutsabotas6 for moth loving
    :-D
  2. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks racer!
  3. Trey Trey, 3 years ago
    Beautiful colors:)
  4. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks Trey! And Bratjdd :-)
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
    Lovely! Happy Holidays!!
  6. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 3 years ago
    Wow... Gorgeous.
  7. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
    Love it! Happy Holidays!
  8. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks Freiheit, Agram, DrFluffy, Artdecogirl and Valentino !!!
    Merry Christmas to all!
  9. paris1925 paris1925, 3 years ago
    joli ce papillon de nuit
  10. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Merci Paris! Joyeux Noël avec plein de trouvailles ;-))
  11. paris1925 paris1925, 3 years ago
    merci a toi aussi-)
  12. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks Driggs63 :-)
  13. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 3 years ago
    Very beautiful!!!!! Love it :)
    Merry Christmas dear kyra and my best wishes to you and family!!
  14. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Same to you V.V :-)
    All the best for you and your beloved ones !
    Thank you for your kind comment.
  15. Jewels Jewels, 3 years ago
    Happy Holidays to you kyra! :)
  16. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
    Very beautiful!
  17. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thanks Elizabethan!
  18. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
    beautiful!!
  19. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Irish, Weir and sons! Same found:
    http://www.tademagallery.com/Tad_PHP/Tadema_ImagePage.php?paraSub=6603&dbt=2&xtra=c
  20. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Very late thanks, DrFluffy ans Sean :-))
  21. belouberry belouberry, 3 years ago
    I absolutely adore this. With and without the enamel. I find it entrancing.
  22. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
    Thank you Bellouberry!
  23. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 3 years ago
    I love insect pins, brooches etc. I bought a cicada pins from France I will have to post. I am finally getting through the rest of your posts.

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